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How to move cursor in a webpage by keyboard only?

Suppose we can't use a mouse but only the keyboard. How can we move the cursor and select different items in a webpage? (in Firefox or Chromium-browser) For example, when I open uperuser.com, I ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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What exactly causes Firefox's “The Proxy server is refusing connections” error?

Sometimes when going through a proxy, Firefox gives the "The proxy server is refusing connections". Googling this error produces plenty of results on how to fix it by disabling your proxy, but no ...
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Copy-Paste in Mozilla Firefox and an irritating link

I am using Mozilla firefox and trying to copy paste a news article from this site : www.indianexpress.com however, whenever I do a copy paste of any text from the above news-site, an irritating link ...
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Strange White stripe on right of the firefox browser window

I've been using firefox for last 4years. But I'm in big trouble with this browser lately. A vertical white stripe showing right side of the browser. Not only stripe but also options shifted to left. ...
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Why do I get this “500 Command not understood - shazbot!” error from FireFTP?

I am using FireFTP 2.0.21 plugin on Firefox 32.0.3 to transfer files from PC to an Agilent E4438C Signal Generator. The instrument is connected via network switch to the PC. There is no problem ...
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Firefox homepage is changed. Now they're displaying a game. How to change it back?

The Firefox homepage is now displaying a game with 'Click Me' call to action button. How to change it back to normal (previous) homepage?
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Ad block plus not working

It seems as though Ad block plus has stopped working. I'm using Firefox 32.0.3 and Abp 2.6.4 and Element Hiding Helper 1.3 For example this page seems to have more ads than it should. Here's example ...
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Turn off ad sound on Mac Firefox

I want to turn off the sounds from Flash ads. I can't use AdBlock Plus because the site won't let me use it, and Muter is for Windows only. I want to be able to play sound from other programs, and Mac ...
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome.css

I would like to expand on my question , which I asked on superuser few weeks ago. As the question was formulated, the answers were satisfactory, and I have accepted. But it turns out, it does not ...
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Does Firefox support TLS on non-standard ports?

My presumption was that TLS 1.0+ is supported by Firefox on ports other than 443. However, a tweet crossed my path that seems to debunk this. Turns out that Firefox does not support TLS on any ...
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Searching for the same string after changing tabs

I am using Mozilla Firefox 32.0. In most cases when I search for a specific string on a page and do not get any satisfying matches I switch to another open tab and search for the same string there. I ...
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How to bypass the “secure connection failed” warning in Firefox 33

Since installing Firefox 33 a "Secure Connection Failed" error is no longer bypassable using the "I Understand the Risks" button - it's gone! Is it still somehow possible to ignore certificate ...
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Impossible to keep settings on firefox bookmark manager

My problem refers to sorting criteria, so after sorting as follow: "*BOOKMARK_MANAGER Views -> Sort ->[x es.] Sort by last modified" The choice don't remains after the bookmark manager is closed. I've ...
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firefox : override website's javascript to a local machine javascript

There is a userContent.css available in firefox to customize / override website's css to a new one. but what about the javascrip. How to override a particular website's javascript or some part of the ...
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Firefox 32.0.3 popup blocker alert icon in address bar [closed]

I am running Firefox 32.0.03. On certain websites, an alert icon appears in the address bar. If you hover over it, it says "change pop-up blocking settings for this website". What condition is ...
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Firefox - Always block and use space of a given element

I'd like to block a specific element on a website, everytime I go on it, and I wanna do it for any element on a given webpage when I want to it. Moreover, I want to space freed by the deleted element ...
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Firefox sometimes reporting insecure items on page with https

I have just installed a self-signed cert for usage on a test server and I added an exception in Firefox to trust it. When I load the page normally it shows the lock and all is fine; however if I ...
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User Agent string in Firefox keeps getting overridden

The user agent string in Firefox keeps getting overridden, meaning I keep getting warnings about using too old a browser on several websites. If I check about:config I can see it's being set to: ...
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Printing Selection from Firefox

I often try to print some selected text from a webpage in Firefox (v.31 currently), but instead of printing nicely, it just prints some of the lines cut-off. I end up having to copy the text, paste ...
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change some default settings for Firefox globally

Is it possible to modify some of the default settings for Firefox globally? I know how to change settings for user using about:config. But I would like to have my changes globally, so that any newly ...
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High Resolution Screenshot

I am using the Awesome Screenshot extension/addon for Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It was working well and generating HiDPI (Retina Screenshot) on my MacBook Pro Retina until yesterday, but ...
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Firefox ±32.0: Opening a new tab hibernated/suspended when opened from another application

I have Googled and searched through all the options in the "Tab Mix Plus" extension and can't find anything directly related to this issue. Is there any about:config setting or extension that has the ...
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Make it more obvious to tell which element is in focus when tabbing through elements

In Firefox, there is a dotted border around an element when it has focus. I find this impossible to see sometimes. What, if any, Firefox setting can we use to make focus more obvious. Note that I ...
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I need to find the dates on which I first accessed webpages

What is the easiest way to find the first time I visited a given website in: Firefox 32.0.3 Google Chrome 37.0.2062.124 and IE 11.0.12 I need to know the very first time that I visited each website, ...
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Give Vimperator key combinations (e.g. <C-i>) priority over all site specific ones

When in an input field the key combination <C-I> opens an instance of your editor where you can then write and save so the output is sent to the input field. However, when I use this key ...
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How to focus efficiently on the google search bar in vimperator?

Search bars can normally be focused using f or ;; and <enter>, but this doesn't work on the Google search bar for some reason. Suppose I just did a search :open hello world, I currently do the ...
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Running old versions of Macromedia Shockwave in a modern browser

I'm trying to find ways to run Macromedia Shockwave 8 or 8.5 in a modern browser. So far, I have yet to find any methods besides running Adobe Shockwave 12 and hoping for the best. Is there a way to ...
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How to make FireFox save current page from DOM like it used to do?

Up until now when I clicked Save as in FireFox it used to save the content from DOM. However now that FireFox updated to version 32.0.3 it saves the original html instead and all changes that were ...
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Vi scrolling in Firefox/Chrome

Is there a way to rebind j and k to scroll pages in Firefox or Chrome, or addons available just for vi-like scrolling that aren't entire emulators like vimperator and vimium? All I want to do is ...
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Firefox browser addons not syncing to android/between android devices

Is this supposed to happen; will it be added at some point if not? I can currently go into my android firefox for instance and install adblock plus, ghostery, https everywhere, and presumably ...
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Firefox crashes due to plugin

Often, when using FireFox and IE at the same time (IE is open so I can run a Java app to RDP to my work via Cisco), Firefox crashes with the following error message Firefox plugin container has ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon: Launch a website as if it were its own app (abstract the browser layer)

I'm looking for a command that will let me launch a website as if it were its own native app and hide all of the browser UI. I'd like to be able to do something along the lines of: Spawn a new ...
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On Ubuntu 14.04 with laptop mousepad disabled, how do I paste from clipboard?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop, having disabled the mousepad, so as to get used to the keyboard, I have just set up my Github account and SSH. The final step of account setup is ...
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Firefox: change/disable default keyboard shortcut configuration

I have installed the Keyconfig add-on and configured it to toggle Offline Mode on Firefox, whenever I press Ctrl + Shift + O. It worked fine on previous versions of Firefox (before version 28.0). ...
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Firefox: Disable External CSS Files from Loading

I know that I can disable the downloading of external JS files on the Firefox browser (using either about:config or certain add-ons (e.g. QuickJava)). Is there some way to block the downloading of ...
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Created A Custom Protocol For VLC, but VLC doesn't like it?

Trying to add a custom protocol vlc:/// to my Windows 8 system so that hyperlinks using it will open the file in VLC instead of my browser. It does try to open the file, but then VLC says it's ...
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Disabling drop down menus on websites

Using FireFox, is there a way I can disable drop-down menus on certain websites? These are the menus that automatically drop down—with the list of options, commands, etc…—when you hover your mouse ...
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How can I play a HTML5 or Flash video with keyboard shortcuts on a system without a mouse?

Original Question The Firefox help pages state: After you click on the media on a web page, to give it focus, you can control the playback with your keyboard. But how can we initially give it ...
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How to override text color for all websites (using userContent.css) in FireFox?

Many websites—such as Google search results—display grey text on white background. On my display, the grey color is hard to see. Can I override text color for all websites, without affecting ...
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How can I enable ClearType fonts in Firefox?

Is there a way to enable ClearType font rendering in Firefox tabs, regardless of the O/S settings? Some pages look awful on FF, while look much better in Internet Explorer. My understanding is that ...
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Firefox 32 - hijacked all Adobe PDFs and turned them to “firefox HTML”?

My operating system is (still) Windows XP. Firefox 32.0.3 is my default browser. Eversince installing this latest Firefox, all my Adobe PDF file icons have changed to Firefox HTML icons. My pointer ...
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How can I remove the ads by browser shop virus?

I've tried what everyone says to do, like removing the programs and resetting ALL my browsers and reinstalling chrome and firefox, and I've run scans with malwarebytes, adwcleaner, hitman, basically ...
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Disable the caret browsing permanently in Firefox on a Mac?

I don't use the caret browsing and I want to remove F7 key function from Firefox. Can that be done?
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Firefox opens directories with kdesvn

When I open the containing folder for a download in Firefox it launches kdesvn (which then fails). This isn't listed in the Applications tab in the Preferences window, and grepping kdesvn in ...
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Firefox with profiles — just use the default

For quite a while, I have used Firefox on my Windows 7 laptop and a single profile. When I open up Outlook or Pidgin or whatever, and I click on a link, that link opens up as a new tab in my Firefox ...
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Firefox and Chrome redirecting IPv6 to Google search

There are already answers how to teach those browsers to resolve the targets (enable ipv6 dns), but my problem is, when I enter an address (including http): http://2001:db8:0:1::10:1ff ...
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How to set Firefox to open any/all links in a new tab?

As an example, when I click on a link from Google search result, I want them to open in a new tab as default (should work for every sites) Is there any thing that I can change in the about:config? ...
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How to make KeePass AutoType use per-process instead of per-window passwords?

When I press the AutoType hotkey, KeePass (2.x) displays the "AutoType entry selection" window, containing a list of passwords to choose from because it's not able to tell which is the right one only ...
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How to move all open tabs from Safari to Firefox?

In my case I have many tabs opened in Safari and I want to move to Firefox. I know I can note down all the url in a text file and open all of them again one by one in another browser. But I'm looking ...